Day: October 23, 2012

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Securing the Library

Students without Q-Cards have been blocked from entering the Benjamin Rosenthal Library since Oct. 1 switchover to the turnstile entrance system. Security at the library’s entrance will turn away students without Q-Cards and direct them to the One Stop Service Center, in the Dining Hall, to exchange their old identification cards for new ones. The […]

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Don’t rock the boat, rock the vote

Throughout the semester, the Queens College chapter of the New York Public Interest Research Group registered 1,700 new voters out of the 30,000 the organization registered statewide. One of its biggest voter recruitment events was National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25. NYPIRG, along with other CUNY schools in all five boroughs, took to the […]

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The fight for tuition affordability

Swings twirled around, students scrambled through blow up obstacle courses and giant hamster balls, with students inside, raced down a track as part of the Student Association’s Fall Fest. As the carnival spanned the length and width of The Quad, students gathered around the flagpole to hear Rep. Steven J. Israel and Democratic Assemblywoman Grace […]

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Jerry Seinfeld kicks off NY comedy tour at alma mater

Suited up and sporting a buzz cut instead of the curly hair that made him famous, Jerry Seinfeld took to the Colden Auditorium stage with a roaring “This is where I started the whole goddamn thing!” Jerry Seinfeld of “Seinfeld” fame — a hugely successful 90s television show — kicked off his latest comedy tour […]

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Happy Birthday QC

The music blared while laughter and conversation filled the air as students, faculty and staff made their way to the Quad to take part in the historic 75th Anniversary photo that would forever mark the day that Queens College celebrated a milestone. On Oct. 11, the anniversary of the day classes began in 1937, a […]

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Credit checks cause unrest among Students

Dozens of students crowded the entrance of the Borough of Manhattan Community College on Oct. 15, as the New York Public Interest Research Group held a press conference that discussed the outrage felt by students who have fallen victim to unemployment based on credit checks. “People are unaware that this is happening and why it’s […]

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Longer buses lead to limited service

The Metropolitan Transit Authority boasts the slogan “improving nonstop,” however; its latest improvement is not very popular with students. The latest MTA change is the use of the NOVA-LFS bus models used by the Q88 and Q44. Students who frequent these bus lines find these new buses cause long delays in their travel time. The […]

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